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Riverdale in Morris County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort

 
 
Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 27, 2013
1. Fort Marker
Inscription.
A big house was
built here in 1756
to protect the
settlers from the
anticipated attacks
of the French and
Indians.

 
Location. 40° 59.929′ N, 74° 17.925′ W. Marker is in Riverdale, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of Paterson-Hamburg Turnpike (County Route Alt 511) and Morris Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Paterson-Hamburg Turnpike. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Riverdale NJ 07457, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pompton Reformed Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Revolutionary Soldiers Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Slater’s Mill (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pompton Lakes World War II & Korean War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Washington’s Headquarters (approx. half a mile away); Riverdale War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Pompton Mutiny (approx. half a mile away); Pompton Lakes World War I Memorial (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Riverdale.
 
Categories. Colonial EraWar, French and Indian
 
Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 27, 2013
2. Fort Marker
Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 27, 2013
3. Fort Marker
Marker on the Paterson-Hamburg Turnpike image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 27, 2013
4. Marker on the Paterson-Hamburg Turnpike
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 392 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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